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August 12, 2016

How To Build A Deck Railing

Your deck flooring is complete, and while you’re happy with the way it has turned out, it still feels like something is missing. Perhaps what you need to finish off your deck is a deck railing. Deck railing can add more beauty and style to your deck, but it is also an excellent safety feature. If you plan on spending a lot of time outdoors on your deck or you have small children, we would highly recommend having a deck railing. Here’s a simple overview on how to build a deck railing, including the decking supplies you need and instructions […]
July 29, 2016
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5 Reasons To Use 25% Thicker Deck Boards

If your next home improvement project is building a new deck or resurfacing your existing one, the question of what type of decking material to use is an important one. There are different deck building materials available, and your choice will largely depend on your needs, budget and lifestyle. Typically, decking material comes in two types: composite (such Trex) or real wood. And like most materials, they each come in varying degrees of quality. If installing a wood deck is your preference, the thickness of the decking material can affect the shelf life of your deck. Premier Decking could be […]
July 22, 2016
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Top Questions To Ask Your Deck Builder

So you’re been thinking about installing a new deck, you’ve explored your options for decking materials and now you’re ready to hire a deck builder to help bring your dream deck to life. Like any construction project, building a new deck can be a long and tedious process. Hiring the right deck builder can save you from sleepless nights, needless negotiations and unsatisfactory results. To ensure that you get the deck of your dreams, here are some questions that we recommend you ask your deck builder: How many years of expertise building decks do you have? What was your training; […]
July 18, 2016
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What 24″ On Center Really Means for Your Deck Build

You’ve designed your dream deck, you’ve decided on the deck material and now you’re excited to actually move on to the construction phase of your deck build. If you’re wondering how to build a deck, one of the first steps is laying the foundation and footing. Laying the foundation for your deck is a crucial process and is integral to the safety of the decking structure. Be sure to check the building code in your area before beginning any work! Start With The Footing The first step is laying the footing of your deck.  The number of footings needed depends […]